The Hythe Civic Society actively promotes publications regarding Hythe, its history, personalities and the surrounding area.
We currently have two publications available for you to buy:


Dorothy from Hythe in Kent

by Dorothy  K Thomas (nee Dann) (1900 – 1981)

and her daughter Ruth I Johns (1934 - )

ISBN 9780954312701

The first part of the book is Dorothy's recollections of her early life in Hythe in the early years of the 20th Century

Cost £1 50, 50p will go to a charity nominated by the family (Pilgrims Hospice)  Postage - 2nd class £2 01

To purchase please contact Alan Joyce  Tel No: 01303 267085




Echoes from the Sky - A story of acoustic defense

Author Richard N Scarth 

Please note - this edition is now out of print .  A 2nd edition is being proposed to include additional material relating to the recent excavation of the Sound Mirrors at Fan Bay near Dover by the National Trust .

The contact for this proposed edition is Peter Osborne, email address  








All of our new members recieve a New Members Pack which includes a number of publications published by the Society which are exclusive to our membership.

Hythe Events - compiled by Brian Doorne

Published by Hythe Civic Society April 2005


Our Time in Hythe - Sixtieth Anniversary Edition

Published by Hythe Civic Society July 2005


Remember Hythe - The High Street 1902-1992

Drawn and Designed by Rufus Segar - 1992

ISBN 1 874638 003 6


Hythe Celebrities

Published by Hythe Civic Society May 2011